Training

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Training to be a Search and Rescue Dog

Search and rescue is a very important part of a dog’s training if you are interested in that arena. While it is optimal to have dogs begin training as early as three months old,...
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When Cats Don’t Get Along….

Cats are among some of the most territorial animals that humans can have as pets. Unlike dogs, they become attached to their environment even more than they do people. Grasping that concept, it's not...

How to Boundary Train Your Dog With or Without a Shock Collar

There are two ways to keep your dog on your property. One is to put up a fence. The other is to boundary train your dog. Opting for the fence may seem to be...
Socialize Your Puppy with Other Dogs

How to Introduce a Second Dog Into the Family

Benefits of Having a Second Dog We certainly appreciate the benefits of having a second dog. We have a saved kill-shelter dog who simply didn't get much attention as a puppy. It was clear early...
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5 Easy Boredom Busters for Dogs Who Are Alone all Day

There’s nothing worse than dealing with aggression or behavioral issues in adult dogs—and no simpler solution than doing away with the boredom that causes it.Dogs were bred to be companion animals. They’ve worked and...
Health Dog Treat Recipes

Healthy Dog Treat Recipes

Many people find their pets to be picky even when it comes to treats. One solution is to make your own! You can easily tailor any of these recipes to suit the pickiest palate....
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Top Ten Dog Training Tips

Training a dog requires vigilance, lots of commitment, patience and most importantly, consistency. The ultimate goal is to instill good training habits as well as build a loving bond with your dog. The following dog...
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How to Introduce a New Cat to Your Old Cat

You may have fallen in love with a new (even if “new” means older) cat that you know has to be a part of your life. The one thing that may make you stumble...
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Best Dog Treats For Training Your Dog

Our Choice For The Best Dog Training TreatsWhen training your dog or puppy, you want to keep small dog training treats ready. The dog training reward system is a very popular method used by...
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Baylor Football Player Beats Dog – But His Punishment is….?

Video Of Football Player Beating His Dog Surfaces In late June, a video surfaced of Baylor's wide receiver, Ishmael Zamora, viscously beating his dog. Throughout the video the dog screams, while Ishmael repeatedly whips the dog with...
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Teach Your Cat To Enjoy Holding And Touching

Cats can be... skittish, especially if you're trying to hold or touch them. Since they are such independent creatures, it's hard to get them to really enjoy being snuggled, but of course, you want...
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Canine Good Citizen Training for Every Dog

The American Kennel Club has a test called Canine Good Citizen or CGC. This testing is the start of the process for becoming a therapy dog and is an exam every dog should train...
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Preventing Redirected Aggression In Cats

When a cat behaves aggressively toward the closest animal or human in the home that's not the source of its agitation, owners can seldom do anything to get it under control quickly. Many times,...
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Should You REALLY Stop Your Dog From Digging?

More often than not, we hear of dog digging as a tremendous problem. Owners gripe and complain about this unwanted dog behavior and wonder how in the world they can get their pups to...
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The Proper Way To Walk Your Dog On A Leash

When it comes to walking the dog, sometimes it feels more like the dog is walking you! Dogs have noses that get them riled up easily, and they're quick to track any delightful scent...
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Helping Your Newly Blind Dog Adjust

It's terribly sad, but not at all uncommon to have an elderly dog lose his vision as he ages. More often than not, this is a gradual process that can be identified early on....
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Keeping Cats Off Your Tables And Countertops

Anybody whose ever had cats knows that they have strategic little minds of their own. They're conveniently independent when you want and need them to be, but they also remain annoyingly independent when you'd...

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